Established in 1949, Beacon serves a variety of markets, including dealers, architects, specifiers, designers, builders and buyers for commercial, industrial and government projects. The company specializes in hydraulic dock levelers, scissor lifts and palletizers and offers a wide variety of engineering, building construction and special industrial equipments. It utilizes Radio Frequency Identification Device in loss prevention and inventory control and is a patent holder of RFID dock door automation process. Located in St. Louis, Beacon s products include gantry cranes, drum handling equipment, hoppers, hydraulic box dumpers, tilt and lift tables, dock barricades, bumpers, door seals, lights and fans and truck restraints. Its other products include trailer jack stands, wheel chocks, ramps, portable product lifts, guardrails, safety products, shipping supplies and storage solutions.